Akshat Bharadwaj

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100 Questions Investors Will Ask Entrepreneurs Seeking Funding

Before you walk into an investor meeting or on stage to present your startup, you need to know the answers to the questions listed below.<p>Don’t expect to skate through only on the strength of your slide and a well-practiced speech. Investors want to know all the things you left out, and how you came …

Venture Capital

Seven movies all parents should watch with their teens

My wife went on a four-day out-of-state retreat recently, leaving me at home with our 15-year-old son. We had lots of free time, because it was summer break, so I decided we should binge on a little movie tutorial. I wanted to expose my son to the movies I regard as essential viewing because of …

Harrison Ford

The end really is near: a play-by-play of the coming economic collapse

<b>(Getty/Salon)</b><p>Recoveries generally don’t die of old age. So what’s going to kill ours? Five economists call it like they see it<p>Max Cea<p>August 12, 2018 12:00pm (UTC)<p>Since June, 2009, the pit of one of the biggest recessions in American history, the U.S. economy has been growing, slowly but steadily. …

Economics

Explaining blockchain basics

Following my studies of blockchain, I've focused to have a deeper understanding of what is a blockchain and how it works. Of course a lot of you may …

Blockchain

10 Things You Should Never Do To Your Car

If your goal is to keep your car in great shape, don’t even consider doing any of these things or you’ll regret it.<p>The Internet is brimming with …

Automotive Industry

These Are 15 Free Excel Templates You Can Use to Make More Money

Use them...and profit.<p>In these days of cloud-based systems, mobile applications, and web-based services, why use a spreadsheet for any other purpose than analysis?<p>Three reasons: ease, customization, and cost. A spreadsheet can be easily saved, updated, and reused again and again. A good template …

Project Management

The 6 Harsh Truths About Children and Masturbation Parents Need to Face

Children will touch themselves. Self exploration and even masturbation is a normal part of growing up. The only thing parents should control is their …

Parenting

8 parenting strategies Montessori teachers use with their own kids

Montessori is a teaching method that goes way beyond academics. It is a way of approaching children differently and is something you can totally …

Parenting

The Best Books of 2018 (So Far)

Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may …

Books

4 Financial Savants Warn About The Great Crash Of 2020

They ought to know. To hear some of the financial world’s smartest folks, today’s buoyant times are numbered. Hey, they’ve been through it before. And they know the odds are in favor of a skid.<p>Some day, maybe next year, maybe in 2020, the economy will take a swan dive and the market will take the …

Stock Markets

I've saved enough at age 28 that I'll be a multimillionaire by retirement, and I used Warren Buffett's favorite investing strategy to do it

I recently turned 28, and I've already saved over a quarter of a million dollars.<p>By itself, that factoid had earned me a surprising amount of publicity. But for all the immediate headline-grabbing power of the statement, there's a far more impressive implication lurking underneath its surface. (The …

Retirement

This new guide shows you how to protect your smartphone at the U.S.-Canada border

The British Columbia Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA) has released a handbook to help travellers between Canada and the U.S. protect their personal data from being viewed, used or stored by border agencies in either country.<p>At the moment, Meghan McDermott, staff counsel with BCCLA, says border …

Privacy

The Parenting Mistakes You Might Be Making If Your Child Is Acting Spoiled

"We are in a trend toward raising a generation of self-centered, spoiled, entitled kids," says Fran Walfish, PsyD, author of <i>The Self-Aware Parent</i> and …

Parenting

How to Say No to Toddlers, Preschoolers, and Grade Schoolers Without Saying “No”

There are times in parenting when saying no as a form of child discipline doesn't make sense. It's better to offer choices and help kids develop …

Parenting

Your Best Parenting Advice: From Meddling Parents To Poop Management

What do you wish you'd known before becoming a parent?<p>In May, we asked our audience this question at the start of How To Raise A Human, our month-long special series on how to make parenting easier.<p>More than 1,000 moms and dads opened up about the struggles and joys of raising children of all ages, …

Parenting

Top 10 Big Data Tools in 2018

There are plenty of Big Data tools in the market. We have handpicked the best tools that big data professionals are using in 2018.<p>Big data has been a …

Big Data

The 'Overparenting' Crisis In School And At Home

<i>A version of this interview ran in 2015.</i><p>Have you ever paid your kid for good grades? Have you driven to school to drop off a forgotten assignment? Have you done a college student's laundry? What about coming along to Junior's first job interview?<p>These examples are drawn from two bestselling books —</i> …

Parenting

A Teacher's List Of 10 Things To Teach Your Child Before Kindergarten

It’s hard to believe that I will be sending a second child off to kindergarten this September. Having already sent one and being a teacher for over a …

Kids

5 Smart and Effective Ways to Discipline your Child

Mighty Mommy shares five smart approaches to discipline that will help redirect naughty behaviors and get your child to think twice before making a …

Parenting

Raising Brilliant Kids — With Research To Back You Up

<i>An earlier version of this piece ran in 2016.</i><p>"Why are traffic lights red, yellow and green?"<p>When a child asks you a question like this, you have a few options. You can shut her down with a "Just because." You can explain: "Red is for stop and green is for go." Or, you can turn the question back to …

Pedagogy

The Personal Trainer’s Secret To Getting Leaner Faster

It’s time to face the muscle music guys. You need to burn calories to get lean or ‘toned’. This means intensity and duration need to be two key …

Exercise

What Happens if an Aircraft Carrier is Sunk?

Are carriers too big to fail? How expendable are carriers?

Aircraft Carriers

The Peculiar Math That Could Underlie the Laws of Nature

New findings are fueling an old suspicion that fundamental particles and forces spring from strange eight-part numbers called “octonions.”

Physics

Learn the History of Indian Philosophy in a 62 Episode Series from The History of Philosophy Without Any Gaps: The Buddha, Bhagavad-Gita, Non Violence & More

The belief in a singular, coherent “Western tradition” in philosophy has led to a very insular, Eurocentric view in philosophy departments, as Jay L. …

The Psychology of Money

Let me tell you the story of two investors, neither of whom knew each other, but whose paths crossed in an interesting way.Grace Groner was orphaned …

An age-by-age guide to teaching your kids about the value of money

Teaching your kids about money early in life can help them to learn healthy financial habits that'll last a lifetime. The more knowledge they know, …

The psychology of believing in free will

From coffee table books and social media to popular science lectures, it seems it has has become increasing fashionable for neuroscientists, …

18 Gmail settings that will change how you think about your inbox

Make your inbox more efficient and effective with these easily overlooked options.<p>When it comes to managing email, you need every advantage you can get.<p>Google recognizes this. The company has packed Gmail with dozens of advanced options that can save you time and add powerful possibilities into …

A Lost Secret: How To Get Kids To Pay Attention

Fifteen years ago, psychologists Barbara Rogoff and Maricela Correa-Chavez ran a simple experiment. They wanted to see how well kids pay attention — even if they don't have to.<p>They would bring two kids, between the ages 5 to 11, into a room and have them sit at two tables.<p>Then they had a research …

Parenting

Genius Strategies for Raising Kids Who Are Smart About Money—Starting at Age 4

Preschoolers & Early Elementary Kids (7 and Under)<p>The foundation of money habits is formed very early, as young as age 5, according to research from …